Some news items you might have missed:
• Politico: Mondaire Jones, one of the first gay Black men elected to Congress, and the first one to lose his reelection bid, is mounting a comeback.
• AP: Newly revealed sections of the Mar-a-Lago search warrant reveal that surveillance cameras showed boxes being relocated in the days before FBI and Justice Department investigators searched the property.
• Washington Post: Meta has unveiled Threads, a new social media app, targeting users looking for an alternative to the social media platform owned — and frequently changed — by Elon Musk. Meta says it signed up 10 million users in its first day.
Instagram’s answer to Twitter, the Threads app, attracted 10 million sign-ups in its first seven hours online, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said early Thursday, positioning the new platform as a clear rival to Elon Musk’s embattled company. https://t.co/U0V1OS3gVh
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) July 6, 2023
• New York Times: The U.S. unemployment rate is hovering near lows unseen since the 1960s. But over 60 percent of those leaving prison are unemployed a year later, seeking work but not finding it.
• NBC News: A 16-year-old boy in Colorado has been charged with the murder of a teenage girl who had tried to break up with him weeks earlier. According to authorities, he broke through her bedroom window and shot her several times.
• Citizens For Ethics: One hundred seventy-four defendants who were charged for their participation in the January 6th insurrection have said they were answering Donald Trump’s calls when they traveled to Washington and joined the violent attack on the Capitol.
— JoeMyGod (@JoeMyGod) July 6, 2023